Ken Watanabe (渡辺 謙, Watanabe Ken, born October 21, 1959), is a Japanese actor of numerous roles in both Japan and America. His most well-known ones includes General Tadamichi Kuribayashi in Letters from Iwo Jima, Katsumoto Moritsugu in The Last Samurai (for which he got nominated for Best Supporting Actor in the 2003 Academy Award), Ra's al Ghul in Batman Begins or so he makes you think, Mr. Saito in Inception and Doctor Ishiro Serizawa in the 2014 Godzilla film.

On February 9, 2016, Watanabe had been diagnosed with stomach cancer and would postpone scheduled performances to undergo necessary treatment.

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